Eavesdropping In: Yale Battling "Hostile Sex Environment" Complaint, Huffington Axes AOL Freelancers

by Mara Siegler · April 5, 2011

Once again, a government shutdown looms Friday—and another delay will cost $12 billion in budget cuts if the GOP has its way. [Politico]

The woman who attacked a Paul Gauguin painting in Washington's National Gallery believed the painting of two topless Tahitian women was both "evil" and "homosexual," according to a criminal complaint. [SmokingGun]

Federal officials are investigating a complaint charging Yale University with failing to address a "hostile sex environment" on campus. [CBSNews]

The new Arianna Huffington-run AOL news operation has fired scores of AOL business and finance freelancers, and is offering them the opportunity to work again—for free. [BusinessInsider]

Katie Couric's replacement at CBS Evening News will be ... Scott Pelley. Maybe. [TMZ]